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Hodge asks us to look to semiosis to understand and act in the politically over-charged moment.  McCarthyism was constituted in texts and in explosive discursive, semiosic processes that carried the effects very far, very quickly…. Semiosic contexts inflect meanings and are themselves meanings. McCarthy’s strategy included waving a list in the Senate which he claimed… Continue reading sounds familiar

What I’m reading 15 Jan 2017 through 24 Jan 2017

Getting Started on Academic Twitter v2.0 – A current introduction and advice. – (twitter en3177 ) Editing wars at London Bridge Street – When procedures are offered up as irony, it's art. – (strunknwhite grammar ) The Music Donald Trump Can’t Hear – The New Yorker – The New Yorker weighs in on authoritarianism in… Continue reading What I’m reading 15 Jan 2017 through 24 Jan 2017

What I’m reading 12 Jul 2015 through 15 Jul 2015

Technology Fails Plagiarism, Citation Tests – "plagiarism detection software is being unmasked as not as effective as using browser search engines." But with Turnitin, you don't actually have to read the paper. Maybe I'm cynical, but I'm thinking we don't trust our own judgements. But the better argument is this, "Both plagiarism detection and citation… Continue reading What I’m reading 12 Jul 2015 through 15 Jul 2015

on pinboard for September 20th, 2014

Analyzing Sentence Construction, Other Structural Analyses – i love a how to. This one if for editors, and rhetorical critics. Yeah, maybe you can name The Parts of Speech, but what can you *do* with them? – (ehret editing grammar ) Folium, 3D printed book | Tom Burtonwood – Download a 3d printer file and… Continue reading on pinboard for September 20th, 2014

on pinboard for September 16th, 2014 through September 18th, 2014

Folium, 3D printed book | Tom Burtonwood – Download a 3d printer file and print your own copy. CC – (DH book printing 3DPrinting ) Analyzing Sentence Construction, Other Structural Analyses – i love a how to. This one if for editors, and rhetorical critics. Yeah, maybe you can name The Parts of Speech, but… Continue reading on pinboard for September 16th, 2014 through September 18th, 2014

on pinboard for March 22nd, 2014 through March 26th, 2014

A Pragmatics of Links | Tosca | Journal of Digital Information – "This paper applies the linguistic theory of relevance to the study of the way links work, insisting on the lyrical quality of the link-interpreting activity. It is argued that such a pragmatic approach can help us understand hypertext readers` behavior, and thus be… Continue reading on pinboard for March 22nd, 2014 through March 26th, 2014

bookmarks for December 30th, 2013 through December 31st, 2013

Afraid someone will steal your idea? – "No genius. No mystique. Only work. Don't buy into the genius mystique. It is a mirage. Maybe there are geniuses out there, but you can't go assuming that you're one. That's like living as if you're going to win the lottery on a regular basis. No, the value… Continue reading bookmarks for December 30th, 2013 through December 31st, 2013